Scholarships awarded to local students

Two from Abbotsford and one from Mission receive $5,000 each.

Scholarships valued at $5,000 each have been awarded to a pair of Abbotsford students and one Mission student.

The Horatio Alger Association of Canada announced that 20 students across B.C. earned the scholarships as part of the Horatio Alger Jim Pattison British Columbia Scholarship Program.

The local winners are Robert Bateman Secondary’s Yu Hsuan Chou, Alexis S. Wells from Abbotsford Collegiate and Hatzic Secondary’s Monica Kunze from Mission.

The association is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the belief that hard work, honesty and determination can conquer all obstacles.